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The ABPC’s – Flipped Classroom & Online Learning Series

July 27 @ 8:00 am - August 10 @ 5:00 pm


The Alabama Best Practices Center is excited to partner with two fantastic thought leaders in education, Paul Teske and Sarah Brown Wessling. This course series will begin at the end of July and has been designed into 3 parts that will work to expand your understanding of the flipped classroom model in both the face-to-face and virtual context. During registration, you will be able to choose to take all 3 parts, 2 parts, or a single part. The cost for the course is $175/course or all three courses for $500. You will be sent an invoice following registration.

Quick Facts:

Course Topics:

1) Blended and Flipped Learning, 2) Online Curation, Playlists, and Teacher Video Production, and 3) Fostering Online Discourse and Collaboration

Paul Teske will be leading parts 1 & 2. Sarah Brown Wessling will be leading part 3.

Course Schedule:

Course 1: Blended and Flipped Learning,

Facilitated by Paul Teske

Course content launches July 27

with a live session

Aug 3 @ 9:00-9:30 a.m.

Course 2: Online Curation, Playlists, and Teacher Production 

Facilitated by Paul Teske

Course content launches August 3

with a live session

August 5 @ 9:00-9:30 a.m.

Course 3: Fostering Online Discourse and Discussion

Facilitated by Sarah Brown Wessling

Course content launches August 5

with a live session

August 7 @ 9:00-9:30 a.m.

Total Time Commitment:

4-6 hours per short course with synchronous and asynchronous learning and follow-up feedback. Six hours of professional learning will be awarded for each course.


$175/course or all three courses for $500.

***Enrollment is limited to 50 participants per course

***Please contact us directly if you would like to discuss courses for large cohorts of teachers from a single district.

About our Facilitators

Paul Teske

Paul has worked in education for over 25 years as a teacher and in education technology companies. He is the founder of Education Impact Exchange, a consortium of teachers and researchers committed to equity and the sharing of knowledge through blended learning formats. He taught English Language Arts, and ran after-school technology programs for K-8 students. Paul taught technology in the teacher education program at the University of Washington. He was on the founding team for Educurious, a nonprofit specializing in PBL, and he was VP of Engagement for Teaching Channel. Paul holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Washington.

Sarah Brown Wessling

Sarah is a high school English teacher at Johnston High School in Johnston, Iowa. She was Teacher of the Year in 2001, and she was the face of Teaching Channel for several years as a Teacher Laureate. She is also the author of Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards and delivers professional development around the country. In addition to teaching, she is an active leader in National Teacher of Year organization. She says, “A few years ago, I was prompted to reflect on and articulate my dream for my students. My dream for my students is that each of them recognizes their potential and recognizes the challenge in realizing that goal . I hope each student will generate confidence, practice empathy, and cultivate an intrinsic love of learning.”



July 27 @ 8:00 am
August 10 @ 5:00 pm


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